Lower amount of COVID-19 tests in and after Turkey

F1 COVID-19 test report (PHOTO: Steven Tee / Pirelli Motorsport)

Formula 1 reduced his number of tests COVID-19 in the last week; hence, there was also a reduction in positive cases.

The category and the FIA ​​presented their weekly exam report, in which they totaled 746 from Friday the 13th to Thursday the 19th of November, taking into account that they were held within the framework of the Turkish GP, the first event outside the central and western part of Europe.

It was the fewest samples collected in a one-week period since the start of the season. Of these, there were three that yielded positive results, additional to the case of Mario Isola, head of the Pirelli program, which was announced last Monday.

With this, of the nearly 70,000 exams that F1 has carried out since the start of the season, at the end of June, there have been a total of 76 individuals with positive for COVID-19. More than half (46) were identified since October 9.

Besides Isola, characters like the pilots Sergio Pérez and Lance Stroll and the internal director of Williams, Simon Roberts, they were part of the high-profile case list.

Formula 1 conducts periodic COVID-19 tests before and after entering the paddock.

PERIOD EXAMS POSITIVE
June 26 to July 2 4032 0
July 3 to 9 4566 0
July 10 to 16 4997 2
July 17 to 23 1461 0
July 24 to 30 3909 1
July 31 to August 6 5127 1
August 7 to 13 5467 0
August 14 to 20 2847 1
August 21 to 27 3591 1
August 28 to September 3 5704 2
September 4 to 10 5589 1
September 11 to 17 1938 1
September 18 to 24 3256 7
September 25 to October 1 1822 10
October 2 to 8 1635 3
October 9 to 15 1506 8
October 16 to 22 3051 8
October 23 to 29 4281 9
October 30 to November 5 1781 8
November 6 to 13 2544 9
November 14 to 20 746 4
TOTAL 69850 76

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